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Prof. Zvi Eckstein

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Prof. Zvi Eckstein

Arison School of Business; School of Economics
Dean

Contact Details

Phone: 972-9-9602431
Email: zeckstein@idc.ac.il
Personal Website: Personal Website

About

Professor Zvi Eckstein holds a BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota. He is currently serving as Dean of the Arison School of Business and the School of Economics at IDC Herzliya. He is also the Head of the Aaron Economic Policy Institute at IDC and Judith C. and William G. Bollinger visiting professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He previously served as Deputy Governor Bank of Israel and he is emeritus professor of Economics at Tel Aviv University.

Professor Eckstein is a Fellow at Econometric Society and gave the Walras-Bowley lecture at the Econometric society and served as editor of the European Economic Review. He was a lecturer in leading U.S. universities, including Yale, Carnegie – Mellon, Boston University and the University of Minnesota. Prof. Eckstein has won many prestigious academic and professional awards, published in leading economic journals, books by academic publishers and was a member of several professional committees on behalf of various government agencies.

The most recent books are:
M. Botticini and Z. Eckstein, "THE CHOSEN FEW: HOW EDUCATION SHAPED JEWISH HISTORY, 70 – 1492", PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, August, 2012 (http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9744.html)

S. Cohen-Goldner, Z. Eckstein and Y. Weiss, "Immigration and Labor Mobility in Israel, 1990-2000", The MIT Press, September 2012 (http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/immigration-and-labor-market-mobility-israel-1990-2009).

Education

Ph.D., The University of Minnesota